About API

Connecting People and Skills to Power Australia’s Energy Future

The Australian Power Institute (API) represents major Australian power companies in providing future professional power engineering capability whose vision is:

"To Deliver a Sustainable Supply of Highly Skilled Power Engineering Professionals Working Effectively to Meet the Challenges of Australia’s Emerging Energy Future and to Support the Technical and Commercial Success of Member Companies in the Energy Sector"

The key objectives of API are:

  • Provide a sustainable supply of quality power engineering graduates to energy industry
  • Facilitate a strong power engineering education platform
  • Coordination of industry and university innovation initiatives


*UPCOMING EVENTS*

Masterclass in Operations & Maintenance of IEC61850 Based Systems

CURRENTLY ENROLLING

Registrations are rolling in for this collaborative Masterclass brought to you by The Australian Power Institute, Jarrah Solutions & DT Partners. This course is designed for Supervisors, Engineers and Technical Officers that are involved in either the design, testing, commissioning, operations & maintenance or asset management of IEC 61850 based systems. Due to the course content, participants are expected to bring more than two years of substation protection, SCADA or control systems related experience.

This Master Class will provide participants with a working knowledge of how to test and asset manage IEC 61850 based systems and solutions based on today’s technology, demonstrated with proven products. Demonstrations will be performed using a multi-Vendor simulated substation environment. Demonstrations will supplement course material to help participants learn how to safely, reliably and efficiently test and asset manage IEC 61850 based systems.

Registrations close 5 November 2018

Click here to access full PDF brochure and/or to register

News


04/Jul/2018

Masterclass in Operations & Maintenance of IEC61850 Based Systems


  This course (held mid November in Brisbane & Perth) is designed for Supervisors, Engineers and Technical Officers that are involved in either the design, testing, commissioning, operations & maintenance or asset management of IEC 61850 based systems. Registrations close 5 November 2018. Click here to read more...


28/Jun/2018

PowerChem APAC Conference 2018 - That's a wrap!


  This conference is the biennial event for power station chemists and their suppliers. The 2018 program began on the evening of Sunday 20 May and concluded on Thursday 24 May at the Novotel Twin Waters, on the Sunshine Coast. This year’s program and events were well supported by over 35 experts and eminent speakers and 85 delegates from around the world (i.e. Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Thailand) and more. The conference was composed of....


14/Jun/2018

API Linking Industry and Universities to Strengthen Academic Quality


  Industry driven innovation projects/initiatives which the API facilitated and ENA funded with other industry partners will total $5.33M over the next 2 years. The cash funding of these projects.... (Further details are provided in the attached newsletter)

What Others Say

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"The API Summer School is a definite must-attend for professionals involved in the Power Industry. The lectures, tours and talks will definitely build on your kit bag of tools which you can draw upon as you progress through your career. The two weeks is well worth the effort and the API personnel are able to make it fun. It's like going back to school but this time you're well aware that it's going to lead you to the path to success!"

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"The API Summer School attracts the highest caliber of speakers in the industry, who have both expertise in subject matter and a vision. The delegates also are of the highest quality. Its is a journey that should inspire most, if not all, participants to be industry visionaries."

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"This program helped me understand a broad and valuable understanding of the Industry as well as the challenges faced in the future. The skills gained from both presentations and syndicate work will certainly help me bring new ideas to my workplace in order to improve our work practices as well as advance my individual career development".